Manchester United agree personal terms with Antoine Griezmann over £280,000-a-week contract

Manchester United have agreed personal terms with Antoine Griezmann over a contract worth £72.8 million, according to reports.

The Sun claim that the Atletico Madrid forward has accepted United’s offer of a five-year deal worth £280,000 a week.

United have indicated that they will meet Griezmann’s £89 million release clause, which will take the total cost of the transfer, including fee, wages and bonuses, up to £170 million.

United have also assured the France international that they will significantly improve their squad with new signings after he had reservations about joining Old Trafford if they failed to secure Champions League football for next season.

 

Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring the goal during the match between RCD Espanyol vs Atletico Madrid, for the round 33 of the Liga Santander, played at RCD Espanyol Stadium on 22th April 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.(Photo by Urbanandsport/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring the goal during the match between RCD Espanyol vs Atletico Madrid.

 

Jose Mourinho had made the signing of Griezmann one of his top priorities as the United manager is keen to revamp his attack.

United will be required to pay the £26-year-old’s release clause in one go, and the move could happen as soon as the transfer window opens.

France's forward Antoine Griezmann (L) speaks with France's midfielder Paul Pogba during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying football match Belarus vs France on September 6, 2016 at the Borisov Arena in Borisov.   / AFP / FRANCK FIFE        (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)
France’s forward Antoine Griezmann (L) speaks with France’s midfielder Paul Pogba during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying football match Belarus vs France 

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